Airway management in the prehospital environment is messy business.
A recent study of prehospital intubation in trauma found that 44.3 percent of the patients had gross contamination of the airway at the time of intubation (most commonly blood, followed by vomit, teeth or brain).
Can you explain some key clinical features on the pediatric patient with shortness of breath? After this course you will be able to describe the standard treatment approach to the pediatric patient with shortness of breath, and be able to identify the key vital signs when evaluating the pediatric patient with shortness of breath.
In this video, we will demonstrate how the Ambu King Airway is a good alternative airway management device. The King airway is a disposable and latex-free supraglottic device, acting as an alternative to conventional tracheal intubation.